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The Crawfish Boxes Nov 14, 2019
Astros Crawfish Boil: November 14th, 2019

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 14th, 2019

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here Astros News For the second time in his career and eight years after the first, Justin Verlander has brought home the Cy Young award (Astros.com)Here are some quick facts about JV and the NL winner, Jacob deGrom (Astros.com)And here are the explanations for every vote by every writer (MLB.com)But enough good news! It seems like Alex Cora and Carlos Beltran are being implicated in all this sign-stealing rigmarole (The Athletic, $$$)I agree that the...
Bless You Boys Nov 13, 2019
Justin Verlander wins 2nd career Cy Young Award

Justin Verlander wins 2nd career Cy Young Award

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Finally. After finishing in second place on three separate occasions, Justin Verlander is a Cy Young winner again. The former Detroit Tigers ace took home his second AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, edging out Houston Astros teammate Gerrit Cole with 171 voting points to Cole’s 159. Verlander earned 17 of 30 first place votes to Cole’s 13, and was second on all other ballots. Verlander had one of the best seasons of his carer in 2019, posting a 21-6 record and 2.58 ERA in a league-leading 223 innings. He struck out 300 batters for the first time in his...
Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 13, 2019

Astros: Justin Verlander edges Gerrit Cole for AL Cy Young Award

Justin Verlander takes home the AL Cy Young Award over Astros teammate Gerrit Cole. In a highly anticipated announcement, it was Justin Verlander who won the 2019 AL Cy Young Award. He narrowly beat out his Astros teammate Gerrit Cole for the honor, as it had long been expected to be a close race between […] Astros: Justin Verlander edges Gerrit Cole for AL Cy Young Award - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Detroit Free Press Nov 13, 2019
Ex-Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander wins 2nd AL Cy Young Award, but this one's sweeter

Ex-Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander wins 2nd AL Cy Young Award, but this one's sweeter

Justin Verlander, 36, became the oldest pitcher to win the Cy Young Award since 42-year-old Roger Clemens in 2004.        
House of Houston Nov 9, 2019

Houston Astros: Comparing Cole’s and Verlander’s case for AL Cy Young

Houston Astros pitchers Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander 2019 regular-season contributions face off in a tight race for the AL Cy Young Award.  Who will win? Houston Astros faithful — the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) voters have already cast their submissions for the 2019 Cy Young Award winners. However—though those election results are […] Houston Astros: Comparing Cole’s and Verlander’s case for AL Cy Young - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
The Crawfish Boxes Nov 7, 2019
Astros Crawfish Boil: November 7th, 2019

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 7th, 2019

Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here Astros News The Astros have been named Wilson’s Defensive Team of the Year for 2019 (Astros.com)Check out some of the highlights from a tremendous 2019 (MLB Video)One highlight for Jose Urquidy came off the field as he was welcomed my the Mexican President after his World Series performance (Twitter)Is Justin Verlander the last pitcher with a shot at 300 career wins? (Forbes.com)Will Harris deserved better after making a good pitch in Game 7...
Bless You Boys Oct 30, 2019
Links: This is the end, my friend

Links: This is the end, my friend

Photo by Elsa/ With Game 7 of the World Series being played Wednesday night, the end of baseball for the year is here. Well folks, the Major League Baseball season has finally reached the finish line. After defeating Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals have forced Game 7 in a winner-take-all bout for the World Series trophy. One of the bigger stories from that 7-2 victory was another unimpressive performance from former Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander. Verlander remains winless Verlander is without a doubt a future Hall of Famer, with a...
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 30, 2019
Astros Crawfish Boil: October 30th, 2019

Astros Crawfish Boil: October 30th, 2019

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here Astros News There will be a Game 7 because who wants to do things the easy way? (Houston Chronicle)And so the “Justin Verlander can’t win World Series games” narrative marches on (Astros.com)There was also some controversy about a correct interference call in this game, but still no one cares about the non-CI call from Game 1 (The Ringer)Dave Martinez got so hot about it that he was actually ejected from the game (CBS Sports)Joe Torre even had to...
Climbing Tal's Hill Oct 29, 2019

Astros lose to Nationals forcing World Series Game 7

It’s a rainy day, the Astros and a capacity crowd flowed into Minute Maid Park hoping to see the hometown 25 clinch a second World Series in three years. The Astros certainly had their ace on the mound in Justin Verlander, and he was searching for his first career World Series win and a game […] Astros lose to Nationals forcing World Series Game 7 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 29, 2019
World Series Game Six thread. October 29, 2019, 7:07 CDT. Nationals vs. Astros

World Series Game Six thread. October 29, 2019, 7:07 CDT. Nationals vs. Astros

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Justin Verlander takes the mound to eliminate the Nats. Can Stephen Strasburg keep their hopes alive? Join the discussion. The road team has won every game in this World Series. The madness ends tonight! The Astros send their future Hall of Famer, Justin Verlander to finish off the Nationals and bring a second World Series trophy to Houston in the last three years. The Astros come back home with the coveted “momentum,” having outscored the Nats 19-3 in Washington. The cold bats that plagued the Stros from late September all the way through Game 2 of the...
South Side Sox Oct 29, 2019
Gamethread: Nationals at Astros (World Series Game 6)

Gamethread: Nationals at Astros (World Series Game 6)

Knocking on the door: Justin Verlander looks to collect his second ring with the Astros. He joined the organization via trade in 2017. | Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports With Verlander on the mound, the Astros have a chance to win their second World Series in three years After storming back by taking three consecutive games on the road, the Astros have a 3-2 series lead. As a result, the Astros are on the verge of winning their second World Series title in three seasons. The odds seem to be in the Astros’ favor, as they return home (though home teams are 0-5 in the World Series) with an...
TalkingChop Oct 29, 2019
2019 World Series Game 6: Nationals vs Astros open thread

2019 World Series Game 6: Nationals vs Astros open thread

Photo by Elsa/ The Houston Astros will look to eliminate the Washington Nationals and win the 2019 World Series when it continues with Game 6 Tuesday night. The road team has won the first five games of the series with the Nationals taking Games 1&2 only to watch the Astros outscore them 19-3 over the next three games. Justin Verlander will be on the mound for Houston while Stephen Strasburg gets the call for Washington. Washington Nationals vs Houston Astros (Houston leads 3-2) Time: 8:07 p.m. ET Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas TV: FOX
Climbing Tal's Hill Oct 29, 2019

Astros Justin Verlander seeking first World Series win in Game 6 vs the Nationals

The Astros have a shot at clinching their second World Series Championship tonight with Justin Verlander toeing the rubber against the Nationals in Game 6. Just a few days ago it wasn’t looking too rosy for the Astros and their fans. They just lost the first two games of the World Series at home, and […] Astros Justin Verlander seeking first World Series win in Game 6 vs the Nationals - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pinstripe Alley Oct 29, 2019
World Series Game Six/Tuesday open thread

World Series Game Six/Tuesday open thread

Photo by Bob Levey/ Here’s your open thread for Tuesday I had such high hopes for this World Series. When the Nationals jumped out to a 2-0 lead in Houston, I thought they had it in the bag. It was great! Then the Astros rattled off three wins in the nation’s capital. Welp. Game Six tonight features an ace-off, with Stephen Strasburg going up against Justin Verlander. First pitch is scheduled for 8:07 PM, and you can watch on Fox. In the meantime, feel free to use this as your open thread. Enjoy! Fun Questions Are you surprised the Yankees dismissed Larry Rothschild? What’s your...
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 29, 2019
Justin Verlander’s 0-5 World Series Record Is Not a Problem

Justin Verlander’s 0-5 World Series Record Is Not a Problem

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports There are a lot of things to worry about going in to Game 6, but JV’s Fall Classic history isn’t one of them This Tuesday, Justin Verlander will be starting Game 6 looking to clinch the 2019 World Series for the Astros. And, if you haven’t kept up on postseason trivia, Verlander will also be making his seventh career World Series start, and is still looking for his first win in the round. I’ve see some people express concern about this, worrying that Verlander is somehow unequipped to pitch in the Fall Classic. Hopefully, that doesn’t describe any...

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